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Robin Broad

American University
Professor, School of International Service

Dr. Robin Broad, a John Simon Guggenheim Fellow (2017-2018), is Professor of International Development, School of International Service, American University. Dr. Broad has a wide range of professional experience, from international economist in the U.S. Treasury Department, the US Congress (with then-Congressman Charles Schumer) and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and Congress, to work with civil-society organizations in the Philippines and El Salvador.  She received her Masters and PhD from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School and her BA (economics and environmental studies) from Williams College. 

Dr. Broad is author or coauthor of books including Development Redefined: How the Market Met Its Match, Global Backlash: Citizen Initiatives for a Just World Economy, Plundering Paradise: The Struggle for the Environment in the Philippines, and Unequal Alliance: The World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, and the Philippines. She is also widely published in academic and policy publications, including The Journal of Peasant Studies, Third World Quarterly, Foreign Policy, World Development, World Policy Journal, The Nation, the New York Times, and the Washington Post.  She blogs on Triple Crisis (http://triplecrisis.com/author/robin-broad/) and is a pundit-contributor to The Hill.

 For more details, see: www.american.edu/sis/faculty/rbroad.cfm